News tagged with underwater sensor

Social robots see smell

"The thing that's been missing in robotics is a sense of smell," said biology professor Joseph Ayers.

dateAug 13, 2013 in Robotics
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Underwater sensor successfully tested

As part of the Dutch STW SeaSTAR project researchers at the University of Twente have conducted tests using underwater communication and location finding at the Rutbeek water recreation park near Enschede. ...

dateJun 05, 2013 in Engineering
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Hey, bacteria, get off of my boat!

Submerge it and they will come. Opportunistic seaweed, barnacles, and bacterial films can quickly befoul almost any underwater surface, but researchers are now using advances in nanotechnology and materials science to design ...

dateOct 31, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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A natural wonder rediscovered

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists using underwater sensors to explore Lake Rotomahana in New Zealand have uncovered remnants of the Pink Terraces,” once considered the eighth natural wonder of the world.

dateFeb 23, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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The deep sea, from a robot's perspective

Robots do not have to breathe. For this reason they can dive longer than any human. Equipped with the necessary sensor technology they inspect docks or venture down to the ocean fl oor to search for raw materials. ...

dateNov 02, 2010 in Engineering
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Highlight of the Polarstern expedition

The Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in the Helmholtz Association for the first time sent its Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) on an under-ice mission at about 79° North. The four-metre-long, torpedo ...

dateJul 29, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Toward cheap underwater sensor nets

UC San Diego computer scientists are one step closer to building low cost networks of underwater sensors for real time underwater environmental monitoring. At the IEEE Reconfigurable Architectures Workshop ...

dateMay 27, 2009 in Engineering
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